For some, gardening and lawn care can be a therapeutic endeavor. For other, like Norfolk, England resident John Booker, lawn upkeep can be a way of life. It all started with a vision. The English man had a dream to grow a massive dragon on his lawn, so he began trimming his hedges. Continue reading »
“In 1991, the wife of a friend was nine months pregnant, and I had an idea…to photograph them together, on the same day every year, forever…. Every year, at the same time, against the same backdrop, under the same lighting. This way there are no distractions, only the miracle of growth and the changes of time and age.” – Zed Nelson, photographer of “The Family” project. Continue reading »
Back in the year 2000, a 1,003 kilogram (2,211 lbs) meteorite was discovered near Fukang, a city located in the northwestern region of Xinjiang, China. Named the ‘Fukang meteorite‘, it was identified as a pallasite, a type of stony–iron meteorite, with striking olivine crystals throughout. Continue reading »
The creators of the YouTube channel Cut have on more than one occasion focused on the changes which have taken place in women’s fashion in different countries across the course of the past century. Finally, they’ve done the same thing for men: using the example of fashionable American guys, the guys over at Cut have reproduced the dominant style for each decade of the twentieth century one by one. It’s absolutely fascinating to see how much things have changed! Continue reading »
A spooky sight to behold! This is what a psychiatric hospital that has been abandoned for years looks like. Complete with bowling alley and a theater, the hospital shows just how much nature has weathered it over time as paint peels from the walls and the mattress gather dust. The shots were captured by Will Ellis, 26, a photographer based in Brooklyn, New York, with a Canon 5D Mark II with a long exposure to get the full range of shadow creeping across the scenes. The photos were taken at the hospital in summer 2015 at a psychiatric hospital in upstate New York. Continue reading »
For the last 10 years, American artist Ra Paulette has been walking alone into New Mexico’s desert to work. He spends his time carving a sandstone cave that he found, turning it into a wonderful subterranean space full of light. Continue reading »
The World Map on the banks of the Lake Klejtrup in Denmark is a 4,000-square-meter walkable map of the world built out of soil, stones and grass. It’s the work of only one man — Søren Poulsen, who spent the last 25 years of his life building it. Continue reading »
To anyone that thought they were alone in being awkward at age 13 or that it would last forever… here is proof that it wasn’t just you and most people grow out of it. Continue reading »
According to the majority of biologists, alligators and crocodiles are the least changed reptiles on the planet. Continue reading »
This man took a photo every year with his son for 30 years. The last one might bring you to tears. Continue reading »
The town of Pripyat, in Ukraine, sprang up just three kilometres from the ill-fated Chernobyl power plant. But on April 26 1986, one of the reactors deep within the plant exploded, causing the world’s worst nuclear disaster.
Photographer Roland Verant, 35, from Vienna, captured a series of stunning images of the Ukrainian town of Pripyat, 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that decimated the town. Continue reading »
According to young artist Martin Nittala: “I’m Martin Nittala Born November 12 1999. I started my life in India, Andhra Pradesh, Rajahmundry. I’ll bring Honor to my Parents,brothers. I recall having my brother’s phone at age of 15 and taking it to my terrace where I started photography. A few days later and being much more responsible, I bought my first camera Nikon coolpix p520 and being a photography lover my interest towards photography made me bought another camera, this time it’s a DSLR Canon EOS 60D. At that time I dont have much knowledge on operating a DSLR, and for many day I learned myself how to operate DSLR and editing by watching YouTube Tutorials.” Continue reading »
Young and talented photographer from Slovakia, Paula Kentošová, is taking photos for 5 years. Paula’s portraits are eye-catching, but she doesn’t just take photos of people – sometimes, she must takes photos of architecture, nature or products because she is studying on School of Applied Arts. Continue reading »
While traveling the world, Barry Cox fell in love with architecture, particularly the design and construction of churches. This fascination inspired him to design a cathedral of his own, except he decided to compose the house of worship entirely out of lush trees. To make this dream a reality, Cox dedicated four years of his life to growing this rare church in his backyard in New Zealand. Continue reading »
Valery Melnikov is a graduate of Stavropol State University ran on becoming an award winning photographer and reporter, who over a decade successfully works for international news agency “RIA Novosti” and “Kommersant” newspaper. Valery has also worked as a freelancer for AFP news agency in 2009-2010. When not on the work assignments, Valery runs multiple independent projects and exhibitions of his images that he brings back from those trips. In January 2015, he made a photo report about the Auschwitz concentration camp. Continue reading »
A big solo exhibition (open:29 August – 26 October, 2014) of WE MAKE CARPETS with which they celebrate their five year anniversary at MU Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The book: Kneeling – Five years of WE MAKE CARPETS will be launched 24 October 2014, during the Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
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Jiff, a Pomeranian from Los Angeles, has earned his place in the 60th anniversary edition of the Guinness World Records book. Guinness World Records announced that Jiff has set world records for the fastest running on two back legs and on two front legs. Jiff can run 10 meters on his hind legs in 6.56 seconds, and 5 meters on his front paws in 7.76 seconds. (Photo by Kevin Scott Ramos/AP Photo/SIPA Press)
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With the help of Photoshop, Telmo Pieper, a Dutch muralist, digitally recreates his old drawings into realistic versions of his childhood imagination. The Kiddie Arts series features some of the weirdest-looking animals – a shoe-shaped whale, a snail with world’s smallest shell, and an alien looking fly – a great collection of typical boy-ish drawings. Continue reading »
The photographs Jen Davis began taking of herself in 2002 have been gathered in a new book, 11 Years, which shows her journey in the form of deeply intimate self-portraits. The images will also go on show at the ClampArt gallery in New York City from Thursday.
It was after her series had received critical acclaim and had been showcased around the world in 2011 that Davis realized that her body had not really changed over the years – and neither had she. Continue reading »
Some people have hobbies. Other people are obsessive. But when the two cross paths, this is what you get. Japanese twitter user @Kya7y recently unearthed an incredibly detailed maze that her father created almost 30 years ago. When pressed for details, the father explained that he spent 7 years creating the map on A1 size paper, which is about 33 x 23 inches. Continue reading »
Every year around this time we share with you a selection of Japanese designer Holiday/New Year’s cards. Here is the 2014 edition, which should also serve as a reminder that this year is the year of the horse. Happy New Year!